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  • Your outburst unnecessary, haughty- APC tackles Ndume

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the latest outburst by the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Ali Ndume about President Bola Tinubu was ‘haughty’ and ‘unnecessary’. APC said Ndume has the National Assembly platform to raise and address matters that he may consider to be in the national interest. The party in a statement issued on Saturday by…

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  • APC applauds S’ Court ruling on direct allocation to LGAs

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed the Supreme Court’s landmark decision, issued on Thursday, July 11, 2024, which affirms the right of local government councils to receive their monthly allocations directly from the federation account. The announcement came through a statement on Friday from the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Felix Morka. The APC noted that the rruling ends the…

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  • LGA autonomy: Hon. Alabi hails Supreme Court judgement, tells Govs. to respect court verdict

    An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and Federal law representative representing Egbeda/Ona-Ara constituency in the 10th National Assembly, Hon. Akinola Alabi, has applauded the Supreme Court over judgement granting autonomy to the 774 Local Government Areas in Nigeria. Hon. Alabi stated that the judgement has come at a time when Nigerians were starting to lose confidence in the judiciary and…

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  • Alleged Fake Voter Card: APC, Okpebholo no longer in Edo guber race- PDP

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the September 21 Edo State governorship election, Sen. Monday Okpebholo, are out of the race. PDP claimed that the APC candidate is not a registered voter based on the outcome of its checks in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Portal. The party in…

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  • APC chieftain, Senator Doguwa, defects to PDP

    A prominent chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State, Senator Masaud Doguwa, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The announcement was made in a statement signed by Doguwa and distributed to newsmen on Friday. Doguwa’s defection comes on the heels of his sharp criticism of President Bola Tinubu’s administration, accusing it of a lack of…

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  • Senate introduces bill to create new State from Kano

    The Senate has introduced a bill seeking to create a new state, from Kano state, Northwest Nigeria. The state is to be called Tiga. Senator Kawu Sumaila ( Kano South) sponsored the Bill.  The Bill is seeking to alter the constitution to create the provision of the new state. Kano, one of the populous states in Nigeria, has 44 LGAs.…

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  • INTERVIEW: Youth empowerment, roads, care of the elderly will be my priorities- Amuwo Odofin LG Chairmanship Aspirant

    A former Lawmaker who represented Amuwo Odofin 1 in the Lagos State House of Assembly between 2015 and 2019, Hon. Dipo Olorunrinu, has thrown his hat into the ring to contest for Chairmanship seat of Amuwo Odofin local government under the governing All Progressives Congress (APC).Olorunrinu , popularly called ‘Talk and Do’ , believes his leadership would reinvent the lost…

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  • Re-present 2024 budget within 7 days, Pro-Wike lawmakers tell Fubara

    The Rivers State House of Assembly led by Martin Amaewhule has issued a seven-day ultimatum to Governor Siminalayi Fubara to re-present the 2024 budget to the House. The order follows the first sitting of the pro-Wike House on Monday after some months. The other House led by Victor Oko-Jumbo is also holding a parallel sitting. Fubara had earlier presented the…

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  • APC begins entrepreneurship training for 2000 youths in Lagos

    …targets 20,000 nationwide The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday began the training of over 2000 Lagos youths in entrepreneurship, business development and capacity development, targeting 2000 youths nationwide. The training tittled ” Enterprise Skills Development Training (EDET)” was declared open by the National Youth Leader of the party, Dayo Israel, in presence of the APC National Deputy Chairman,…

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  • Rivers: Pro-Wike, Fubara lawmakers hold parallel plenary sessions

    Tension mounts in Rivers State as the two factions of the State House of Assembly locked up in parallel sittings on Monday. Lawmakers arrived at the House of Assembly Quarters amidst heavy security presence as this report was filed. While Speaker, Martin Amaewhule was seen walking into the chamber, the Victor Oko-Jumbo section also sit to screen a commissioner nominee.…

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